Community Development

New mixed-income apartments open in Pendleton Heights with a focus on local artists (Housing Authority of Kansas City, MO)

12.5.19

From FOX4 News Kansas City:

By the end of the month, Pendleton Arts Block will be filled with tenants. It's Kansas City's newest mixed-income living space.

"This will be a new neighborhood for me. I came from St. Joseph, Mo. Now I'm relocating back here," freelance artist and new tenant Shamari Robbs said.

Although you don't have to be an artist to live here, they've designated some space for creative tenants. It's one of the building's main draws.

Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority Discusses Ambitious 2020 Development and Acquisition Strategy

12.5.19

2020 is shaping up to be a big year for the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) – CMHA will invest $247 million in 2020 to acquire or renovate more than 1,400 units of affordable and workforce housing, and by the end of 2020, CMHA will have converted 100% of its public housing stock to Project-Based Vouchers.

Cleveland, CMHA teaming up on $35M plan to replace antiquated housing, makeover East Side neighborhood (Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority)

10.31.19

From Cleveland.com:

The city and Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority intend to team up to pursue federal funding that would replace antiquated housing and revitalize an East Side neighborhood.

The project would involve a six-year, $35-million Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Ribbon Cutting of 76 Units of Mixed-Income Housing at Melnea Cass Apartments in Roxbury Held (Boston Housing Authority)

10.31.19

From the Boston Real Estate Times:

 Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh joined the Madison Park Development Corporation (MPDC), the Boston Housing Authority (BHA), local elected officials and the Madison-Whittier Coalition to celebrate the grand opening of the Melnea Cass Apartments.

The $39 million project creates 76 units of new mixed-income housing at 40 Raynor Circle and 600 Melnea Cass Blvd, and is part of the BHA’s Whittier Choice Neighborhood grant program.

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